Chema Rodriguez (Seville, Spain, 1967) is a director of Spanish film.

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Chema Rodriguez is author of the books the whale tooth (El País Aguilar, 1999) and dark in Kathmandu (2003 RBA).

As director, writer and filmmaker, she has intervened in a large number of documentaries aired on TVE, GeoPlaneta and in various international operators with series such as Sahel, border wound (1999), the Ulysses ship (2001), the call of Africa (2003), live in the water (2005) or heartbeat (2008).


In her film career stands out as a screenwriter, director and producer of the documentary film Stars on the line. Second audience award, Berlinale Panorama 2006 [ 1 ]. Special mention of the jury at the Malaga Film Festival 2006 [ 2 ]. Sebastian, San Sebastian Festival Award 2006 [ 3 ]. First prize in the Lorca spring film. Three Icarus Awards as best Central American film, Best Director and best editing of 2006. First prize of the audience in the Latin American Film Festival in Utrecht 2007 [ 4 ], and another dozen awards at various international festivals. He has participated in the official section of numerous festivals worldwide: Karlovy Vary, Hot docs Toronto, Silver Docs-Washington, Montreal, Edinburgh, Warsaw, Hamburg, Chicago, Miami, or Tokyo.

Screenwriter of the film is the final, directed by Gerardo Olivares (Section officer special Berlinale 2006).

He has also made short documentaries love Street and drunk Triste, which received the first jury prize at Documenta Madrid 2009 as director, screenwriter and producer.

In 2009 participated in the Berlinale Panorama section with documentary Coyote, film awarded the second prize of the jury Documenta Madrid 2009 [ 5 ] and the first jury prize and audience award at the Latin American Film Festival in Utrecht [ 6 ]. Also premiered at the worldfest houston international film Festival 2010

It is in post-production for various projects, such as writer and director, including TV movie cameras (2010, next premiere, Antena 3). And you are working on the pre-production of his next work, a fiction film filmed in 2011.